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Five top tips to avoid fundraising fraud

Our Head of Policy Priya Warner shares five top tips to avoid fundraising fraud for International Charity Fraud Awareness Week.
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Navigating the Code of Fundraising Practice online

On 1 October 2019 the new Code of Fundraising Practice came into effect. Our Head of Policy Priya Warner writes about how we have brought the code to life on our website and how to navigate the new layout.
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Naming organisations that we investigate

Catherine Orr, Head of Casework, sets out the case for naming charities that we investigate as part of our complaints work.
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The ICO on Data Protection: 5 ways to build supporter trust

Richard Sisson, Senior Policy Officer at the Information Commissioner’s Office, reflects on data protection essentials for charities and ways to build supporter confidence.
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Clothing collection bins: Statement by the Fundraising Regulator about notices and correspondence issued by "Compounding Action" and "Fundraising Bureau of Investigations"

A statement by the Fundraising Regulator.
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Strengthening our presence in Northern Ireland

Joanne McDowell joins the Fundraising Regulator as our Northern Ireland Manager from 3 September 2019.
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We need to work together to grow public trust in fundraising

Lord Toby Harris, Chair of the Fundraising Regulator, discusses our latest research on public awareness, trust and expectations.
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New fundraising code published

The new code is easier to use and navigate, with plain English, a new structure and a glossary.
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Safer giving of Zakat during Ramadan

Ebadur Rahman, Co-Founder of MuslimGiving explains why Ramadan is an important time for fundraising, and how to make sure you donations go to the right place.
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Dealing with complaints more effectively

Using findings from the Complaints Report 2017-18, Gerald Oppenheim explains what key lessons charities can learn to handle complaints effectively.
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Old stamps, new tricks: how to avoid stamp fraud

John Kitchen from Royal Mail talks about how selling old stamps to raise money for a good cause can lead to fraud, and how to avoid it.
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Board member appointment

David Cunningham is re-appointed for another 3 years and will serve until March 2022.
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Complaints report 2017-18 published

A report on complaints about fundraising received by our complaints team and by charities, between 1 April 2017 and 31 August 2018.
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Changes to the fundraising levy

We've made changes to years 4 and 5 of the fundraising levy, covering September 2019 - August 2021.
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Behind the scenes with the levy team

A closer look at how the levy team decided on what changes should be made to the fundraising levy.
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Important change to FPS

From 1 March, charities will have 21 days to action a suppression request on the Fundraising Preference Service, instead of 28 days.
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Reviewing the Code: what happens next

Head of Policy, Priya Warner talks about what the next steps are for the new Code, following a consultation last year.
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Decision on International Liberty Association published

A decision following an investigation into the fundraising methods of the International Liberty Association (ILA).
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Respect your donors’ data wishes

Gerald Oppenheim, Chief Executive explains why fundraisers should respect the data protection rights of the public, for Data Protection Day 2019.
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FPS in numbers 2017-18

Results from data on the Fundraising Preference Service from November 2017 - October 2018.
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Annual reports and financial accounts for 2017-18 published

A 12 month report and a 5 month report to bring our financial year in line with collection of the Fundraising Levy.
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